Anupam Kher Respond To Violent Protests Against The Accidental Prime Minister. Watch Video!

Mina Muzumdar |Jan 14, 2019

After the release of The Accidental Prime Minister, there were violent protests against the screening of the film which based on true-life story. Anupam Kher after that took to social media to condemn act of vandalism by agitators. Watch video!

The Accidental Prime Minister is a film based on real-life former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. However, it has come under heavy flak and has been considering as Bharatiya Janata Party’s propaganda film by several Congress leader. Vijay Ratnakar Gutte’s film starred Anupam Kher in lead role is said to present only one side of the former leader and Nehru-Gandhi family.

Last Friday in Kolkata, a group of people with Congress flags come to interrupt the screening of the film. The agitators then have mindless act of vandalism and forced the audience to leave the theatre.


There was even more violent protest outside Hind INOX in Kolkata as PM Narendra Modi effigies were burnt. The screening of the film in many other theatres was also interrupted in Kolkata and a theater in Siliguri, West Bengal, Ludhiana. Moreover, Pavilion Mall has to stop the premiere due to concern about offensive actions and untoward incidents.

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Anupam Kher in a scene from The Accidental Prime Minister.

After the film stirred up a hornets nest, actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter to express his rage.


Watch Video below!

Although The Accidental Prime Minister has received much criticism and poor reviews, the film which starred Akshaya Khanna, Suzanne Bernert, Vipin Sharma, Arjun Mathur and Aahana had a good opening in the first day. The film opened at Rs 4.50 crore on the first day.


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